Basic card kit, plus
* Dovecraft 6x6in papers – Little Red Robin, from Hobbycraft * Kaisercraft die – Christmas Knit, from Kaisercraft
* First Edition die set – Traditional Alphabet, from Crafty Devils Papercraft
* My Favorite Things die set – Fishtail Flag Frames, from Seven Hills Crafts * Tim Holtz Idea-ology stickers – Seasonal Chit Chat, from Country View Crafts * Coloured & kraft card
Nesting circle dies
* * Adhesive pearls
White gel pen Brown
* * String Buttons Die-cutting machine
Cut check paper to 14x9.5cm,
1 mount onto a slightly larger piece of green card and attach to the front of an A6 kraft card blank.
Trim ‘merry Christmas’ paper
2 to 11.5x7cm, layer onto slightly larger pieces of starpatterned paper and green card then use sticky foam pads to attach the panel to the check background on the card front.
Starting with an 8.5cm-wide
3 circle of green card, layer slightly smaller circles cut from check and music-patterned paper on top. Cut a smaller red circular frame and stick it on top of the layered circles. Affix the completed topper towards the top of the ‘merry Christmas’ panel.
Die cut the Christmas Knit
4 jumper from green card then layer onto another piece of card and cut out. Die cut the jumper again from star-patterned paper then découpage the neck and cuffs, elbow patches, stripes and other details. Draw in the stitching and embellish with pearls, as shown. Attach the jumper to your card.
Create a layered fishtail
5 banner then glue it below the jumper. Die cut the word ‘cosy’ from green card, attach it to the banner and embellish with buttons, as shown. Complete your festive greeting by adding the ‘Christmas’ sticker.
Designed by Becky James